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Viking Arms Ltd

Established in 1965, Viking Arms Ltd is a leading distributor of firearms, ammunition and ancillary products. Based in North Yorkshire, we supply and support the UK Police & Military services, standing by our corporate values of professionalism and dependability, as well as a proud signatory of the Armed Forces Covenant, and recipient of the MoD’s silver award for Defence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS).

Our onsite warehousing facilities are licensed to store ammunition and firearms, and is also licensed for section 5  prohibited weapons. Our experienced logistics and administration team is fully equipped with the latest technology for every aspect of storage, stock control and processing.

our history

58 years of trust
& professionalism

our history

58 years of trust
& professionalism

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Sam MacArthur
Managing Director

viking Arms was established in 1965. What started as a genuine passion in shooting sports and a keen eye for engineering excellence has built itself in the last 58 years to be the U.K’s most respected wholesaler of firearms & ammunition. Having a business that is now both Sporting and Military ensures the best value to the 

customer and continuity of business. Staying true to the original pursuit of supplying only quality brands, products that are either exceptionally innovative or simply excellent value for money, Viking is both trusted and respected throughout the industry for maintaining its values and its pursuit of continuous improvement.

our values

Standing by
our values

Our Purpose

Our purpose is to be the supplier of quality, trust and integrity within the UK firearms industry.

Our Vision

Our vision is to build the biggest network of suppliers, that are truly aligned to support our customers, and whom provide the most technically advanced, and life saving, solutions.

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide our customers with a barrier free route to trade with our suppliers, ensuring smooth communication, excellent product education, and accountability for our commitments.

Understand the true value of every decision we make, and every product we sell.

Educate through a process of listening and learning.

Providing customers and suppliers with the most professional service and products possible.

Standing by or moral values and having the integrity to do the right thing, even when no-one is looking.

Show our customers and suppliers that we can be depended upon, and know the value of trust.

our team

Police & Military

Graeme Macdonald

Police Sales

Rob MacArthur

Executive Director

Jeannette Oakes

Commercial & Compliance

Dan Preston

Division Manager

Sam MacArthur

Managing Director

Richard Fell

Technical Sales

Thomas Jackson

Project Technical Consultant